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 2021-09-23 12:34 

The Portland Press Herald

Pope Preserve project possible with volunteers and donors...

The project was started by a South Portland resident in 2014....

 2021-09-23 12:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Vaccine protection against COVID-19 wanes for older people over time, CDC expert says...

The findings tended to support the argument that people's protection starts to wane after a few months, and that boosters might help restore their immunity....

 2021-09-23 12:28 

The Portland Press Herald

Ralph T. Gould Award recipient recognized...

Elise Bridge has helped pick up trash in Cape Elizabeth and contributed time to grassroots organizations....

 2021-09-23 12:20 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs...

Faircloth says his nonprofit fills a gap for wildfire victims who often wait months for emergency housing....

 2021-09-23 12:15 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Weather on the Web...

Weather on the Web Thursday, Sept. 23rd - Morning Edition...

 2021-09-23 11:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Is the delta variant of COVID-19 worse for kids?...

As the delta variant spreads among kids, is it causing more severe disease for young patients?...

 2021-09-23 11:53 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

This is the most active time of year for deer ticks in Maine...

(BDN) -- The first day of autumn may spell the official end of summer, but it's not the end of tick season. In fact, things are starting to ramp up as the summer's deer tick nymphs are turning into this fall's adults. Numbers of the Lyme disea...

 2021-09-23 11:53 

WGME

[ Maine ]

This is the most active time of year for deer ticks in Maine...

(BDN) -- The first day of autumn may spell the official end of summer, but it's not the end of tick season. In fact, things are starting to ramp up as the summer's deer tick nymphs are turning into this fall's adults. Numbers of the Lyme disea...

 2021-09-23 11:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Rain and storms arrive Friday...

How's the weather looking for your Thursday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Ted McInerney....

 2021-09-23 11:41 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Ancient clay tablet looted from museum and sold to Hobby Lobby going back to Iraq...

A 3,500-year-old clay tablet discovered in the ruins of the library of an ancient Middle Eastern king, then looted from an Iraqi museum 30 years ago, is finally headed back to Iraq....

 2021-09-23 11:38 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Suspected drunk driver injures attendant after crashing into toll booth in Falmouth...

FALMOUTH (WGME) Maine State Police say a suspected drunk driver slammed into a toll booth in Falmouth early Thursday morning and injured an attendant. Police say 22-year-old Ethan Chase of Durham lost control of his car on the Falmouth Spur around 1:40 a....

 2021-09-23 11:38 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Suspected drunk driver injures attendant after crashing into toll booth in Falmouth...

FALMOUTH (WGME) Maine State Police say a suspected drunk driver slammed into a toll booth in Falmouth early Thursday morning and injured an attendant. Police say 22-year-old Ethan Chase of Durham lost control of his car on the Falmouth Spur around 1:40 a....

 2021-09-23 11:37 

The Portland Press Herald

Toll booth worker injured when car slams into booth, catches fire...

Maine State Police say Ethan Chase of Durham was driving while intoxicated when he lost control of his car and crashed into the toll booth early Thursday....

 2021-09-23 11:31 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Nobel prize ceremonies are again scaled down due to COVID-19...

"It is now also clear that this year's Nobel festivities in December when the laureates are honored in Stockholm and Oslo will be a mixture of digital and physical events," the foundation said....

 2021-09-23 11:27 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

How to make easy and delicious pumpkin bread this fall...

This pumpkin bread is as delicious as it is simple....

 2021-09-23 11:26 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man whose remains were found in Maine isn't 1st member of his family to die mysteriously...

HOULTON, Maine (BDN) -- Christopher Roof, the man recently identified from human remains discovered in Stacyville 10 years ago, is not the first member of his prominent family to be found dead in an unusual situation. The circumstances of Roof's death...

 2021-09-23 11:26 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Man whose remains were found in Maine isn't 1st member of his family to die mysteriously...

HOULTON, Maine (BDN) -- Christopher Roof, the man recently identified from human remains discovered in Stacyville 10 years ago, is not the first member of his prominent family to be found dead in an unusual situation. The circumstances of Roof's death...

 2021-09-23 11:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Fascinating facts you didn't know about September babies...

You have to admit it — some of these are definitely true....

 2021-09-23 11:09 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Grieving father seeks clues in killing of daughter, her spouse in Utah...

It's been roughly five weeks since the bodies of Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner were found in the La Sal mountains outside of Moab. In the weeks since, Kylen Schulte's father Sean-Paul has taken it upon himself to try and get some answers....

 2021-09-23 11:05 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'Not out of the woods yet': Expert predicts COVID-19 cases will climb in the next few weeks...

CDC data shows that the pace of vaccinations has reached its lowest point in two months, despite the call from health care professionals for the public to get vaccinated....

 2021-09-23 11:03 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Former US defense secretary testifies in Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial...

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified Wednesday in the trial of fallen tech star Elizabeth Holmes, saying the entrepreneur misled him into believing she was on the verge of rolling out a blood-testing breakthrough that he hoped would hel...

 2021-09-23 11:02 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Man pleads guilty to soliciting child pornography in Maine...

A Florida man pleaded guilty to child sexual exploitation charges. Federal prosecutors say in May 2020 35-year-old Cameron Eagle used Cash App to pay a 14-year-old girl in Maine to take part in sexually explicit conduct while he watched through a livestre...

 2021-09-23 11:02 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Man pleads guilty to soliciting child pornography in Maine...

A Florida man pleaded guilty to child sexual exploitation charges. Federal prosecutors say in May 2020 35-year-old Cameron Eagle used Cash App to pay a 14-year-old girl in Maine to take part in sexually explicit conduct while he watched through a livestre...

 2021-09-23 10:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Here's what to expect as flu season approaches...

Experts stress the importance of getting your flu vaccine....

 2021-09-23 10:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'A complete nightmare': Mother of 8 dies after contracting COVID-19...

"Amber would want me to be strong for the kids," Travis Feltner said. "It's just hard cause they keep asking for — they keep asking for mom."...

 2021-09-23 10:23 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sen. Collins says she won't support abortion rights bill...

Senator Susan Collins says she will not support a Democratic bill to protect abortion rights nationwide, according to the Los Angeles Times. It comes in response to a controversial Texas law banning abortion once cardiac activity is detected, which usuall...

 2021-09-23 10:23 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sen. Collins says she won't support abortion rights bill...

Senator Susan Collins says she will not support a Democratic bill to protect abortion rights nationwide, according to the Los Angeles Times. It comes in response to a controversial Texas law banning abortion once cardiac activity is detected, which usuall...

 2021-09-23 10:16 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

'Complete nightmare': Mother of 8 dies from COVID-19...

The mother had not been vaccinated, due to a fear of vaccines after her husband had a bad reaction to the flu shot several years ago....

 2021-09-23 10:04 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants...

The new rule, which follows through on a law Congress passed last year, is intended to decrease U.S. production and use of HFCs by 85% over the next 15 years, part of a global phaseout designed to slow global warming....

 2021-09-23 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Buxton Notes: Sept. 23...

Public works department accepting applications Buxton is accepting applications for a full-time laborer/equipment operator in the public works department. Duties include lawn mowing, town road maintenance, snow plowing and other duties as assigned. This j...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Westbrook Notes: Sept. 23...

Friends of Walker Library welcoming new members Kelly Day of Friends of Walker Library is encouraging those interested in joining or learning more about the group to attend its next meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the library, 800 Main ...

 2021-09-23 10:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Gorham Notes: Sept. 23...

Police chief announces promotion, new patrol officer Police Chief Christopher Sanborn has announced that Michael Coffin has been promoted to sergeant from school resource officer, named his replacement and hired a new patrol officer. Coffin, who became su...

 2021-09-23 09:57 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

'There is one way out of this pandemic': Maine renews push for vaccinations...

Governor Janet Mills has a strong message for those who aren't yet vaccinated against COVID-19. She says it's critical that you get your shots now. "There is one way out of this pandemic. One way. And it is simple. It is painless. It is selfle...

 2021-09-23 09:57 

WGME

[ Maine ]

'There is one way out of this pandemic': Maine renews push for vaccinations...

Governor Janet Mills has a strong message for those who aren't yet vaccinated against COVID-19. She says it's critical that you get your shots now. "There is one way out of this pandemic. One way. And it is simple. It is painless. It is selfle...

 2021-09-23 09:19 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'People helping people': Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs...

Woody Faircloth and his daughter recently delivered their 95th motorhome....

 2021-09-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Biddeford school eyes culinary arts, hospitality programs...

The School Committee has given BRCOT officials the go-ahead to apply to the Maine Department of Education for approval....

 2021-09-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Shipyard employment has impact in Biddeford, Saco, Kennebunks, beyond...

In all, 4,618 of the shipyard's 7,639 civilian employees live in Maine, and most of those live in York County....

 2021-09-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Saco natural gas conversion saved energy, cash, city and utility say...

The conversion to natural gas also lowered carbon dioxide emissions, according to the utility....

 2021-09-23 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

The Lincoln Mill: New life for historic building...

The building is now in its second phase of renovation....

 2021-09-23 08:53 

WAGM

[ Presque Isle ]

Senators: Bipartisan police overhaul talks end with no deal...

There were continued disagreements over Democrats' efforts to make officers personally liable for abuses, raising professional standards and collecting national data on police agencies' use of force....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Social media further cements unvetted opinions...

I do not use social media beyond posting jokes and pictures for friends on Facebook. When I first used Facebook, I was curious that some people I thought I knew well started acting out of character by posting trivial details about their daily lives. What ...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Peter Vose, Falmouth: Learning to be human on Scarborough's beaches...

The only words I can remember my maternal grandfather uttering were spoken on a visit to Higgins Beach in Scarborough on a hot summer's day in the early 1960s. By then he was in his 80s, and he dressed like the Aroostook potato farmer he had been all ...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Margie Thumm, Raymond: What makes a town a home?...

Hometown: The town or city of one's birth, rearing, or main residence; the place where you grew up or have lived for a long time; where you are currently living. So, where do I call my hometown? I see Maine as my home state, having lived here for the ...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Tom Purcell: Let them eat Kix...

I never parted with a $20 bill faster. It happened at one of my favorite diners. The Western omelet and Diet Coke I often get wasn't the $11 it had been for as long as I remember. It was $16. That expense, with my tip for the excellent waiter, consume...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letters to the editor, Sept. 23...

Vote yes on Question 1 To the editor, My background and employment are in energy and construction, and I have followed the debate on the CMP Corridor from the beginning. Let me make one point very clear: if I thought that Maine residents would benefit fro...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Beyond the Headlines: Expecting more from County government...

Do you know what our county commission does? How about who our county commissioner is or what that person does for us on a regular basis? Sadly, I don't think many can answer those questions easily. We don't hear anything about what's happenin...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: How to help school boards resist pressure groups...

Anti-maskers and Proud Boys are disrupting meetings. Well-heeled reformers are undermining public education. Changing election calendars and lowering the voting age can help....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Our View: Maine mourns 1,000 COVID deaths...

The state remains one of the safest, but many of these losses could have been avoided....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Volk Packaging Corporation named one of 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine...

BIDDEFORD — Volk Packaging Corporation was recently named as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Com...

 2021-09-23 08:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Amanda Russell, Edgecomb: What Round Pond has given me...

My "hometown" is the midcoast fishing village of Round Pond. I grew up there. It is a big part of my deepest self because of what it has given me. And that is much. Growing up in Round Pond taught me how to work, both how to work hard and also how...

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